Run or ride thru the marshland: New Point

Starting at the New Point Lighthouse or at Historic Bayside Landing, these routes are right at sea level. Click on the image for the interactive 5k route map. Park at either the Lighthouse observation area or at Bayside Landing. This route is an out-and-back along the one-mile marsh road, left onto Bayside Drive to theContinue reading “Run or ride thru the marshland: New Point”

Triathlons & More: Williams Wharf

Home to rowing regattas and movie sets – among other things – Williams Wharf is one of the Mathews County attractions you simply must visit. Managed by the local Land Conservancy, this location is rich in history – and just happens to be the site of the Mathews Micro Triathlon series. After the swim, theContinue reading “Triathlons & More: Williams Wharf”

Island Running: Gwynn’s Island

Thank you Caryn. You know who you are… Caryn is a recent visitor to Mathews County who reached out to the MOC for recommended running routes. After sending Caryn some of my personal faves, it struck me: this request cannot be unique. When I travel, I also search my destination area for safe & peaceful-lookingContinue reading “Island Running: Gwynn’s Island”